Discovery Seminars

Early Fall Start Discovery Seminars are full UW courses led by top faculty and experienced instructors. The small-class environment promotes instructor and student interaction and collaborative learning.

There are Discovery Seminars devoted to all kinds of thought-provoking subjects in different aspects of the arts and sciences. Click on a course title to see a complete description and schedule information.

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Course Title Department & Course NO. Status
A Quantum Odyssey With the Large Hadron Collider PHYS 248 Closed View
The Biology of Human Consciousness GEN ST 162 Closed View
Boogie, Break, Blues: (African) American Popular Dance History DANCE 234 Open View
Building the Brain: Developmental Neurobiology BIOL 110 Closed View
Connection & Consciousness in the Digital Age PSYCH 222 Closed View
CSI: Seattle GEN ST 162 Closed View
Drones & Unmanned Aerial Systems A A 198 Closed View
Experiencing the Arts ARTS 150 Waitlist View
Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases: A Public Health Perspective GEN ST 162 Closed View
Flight & Space Exploration A A 198 Canceled View
Food: Impacts on Our Brain & Behavior GEN ST 162 Closed View
Game Design for Problem-Solving With Python CSE 190 Closed View
How to Be a Person CMS 274 Closed View
Indistinguishable From Magic: New Technologies, Science Fiction & Us E E 299 Closed View
Japan & the Global Modern ASIAN 205 Open View
Kids, Crime & Race: Juvenile Justice in America LSJ 490 Closed View
Law & the Regulation of Sex, Gender & Sexuality GEN ST 161 Closed View
Listening GEN ST 160 Open View
Neurobiology of Critical Thinking: What Is Perception? GEN ST 162 Closed View
Numbers & Reasons STAT 100 Waitlist View
Out of This World: Writing About Science Fiction C LIT 240 Waitlist View
Peeping Toms & Big Brothers: The Art of Surveillance DXARTS 198 Open View
Secret Codes & Online Security GEN ST 162 Closed View
Sensory Worlds & Behavior of Animals PSYCH 200 Waitlist View
STEM(M) in the Ancient World: Computers, Robots, Neuroscience & Death Rays CLAS 314 Closed View
Sustainable Energy Solutions for the 21st Century: Science, Technology & Policy E E 299 Closed View
This Is Your Brain on Drugs BIOL 110 Canceled View
Travel Writing for Travelers (Not Tourists) ENGL 281 Closed View
Why We Make: Art in the World Today GEN ST 160 Open View
Writing Ready, Learning Ready: Preparing for Success at a Global University ENGL 108 Open View